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sartorius Explained

sartorius at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


sartorius at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) sartorii

Sartorius at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Sartorius \Sar*to"ri*us\, n. [NL., fr. L. sartor a patcher,
tailor, fr. sarcire, sartum, to patch, mend.] (Anat.)
A muscle of the thigh, called the tailor's muscle, which
arises from the hip bone and is inserted just below the knee.
So named because its contraction was supposed to produce the
position of the legs assumed by the tailor in sitting.

sartorius at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : a muscle in the thigh that helps to rotate the leg into the
sitting position assumed by a tailor; the longest muscle
in the human body [syn: {sartorius muscle}, {musculus
[also: {sartorii} (pl)]

sartorius at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedia » Sartorius muscle


Category: Image - :Sartorius.png|thumb|Muscles of lower extremity, with the sartorius highlighted. (Rectus femoris removed to reveal the vastus intermedius.)


* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /sɑːˈtɔː(ɹ).i.ʌs/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /sA:"tO:(r).i.Vs/


Inter: en-noun » sartorii
  • Inter: anatom » y A long thin muscle that runs down the length of the thigh; the longest muscle in the human body.

    Derived terms

    * sartorial


    Inter: trans-top » anatomy: a muscle
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|sartori|m
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|räätälinlihas

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|szabóizom
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|sartorio|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: ta » sartorius
    Translation: vi » sartorius
    Translation: zh » sartorius